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Medical Student Wins Scholarship Fund Award Congratulations to Nelson Diamond, MS-III student and participant in the Duke Anesthesiology Everest Trek, for winning the James B. D. Palmer GSK Memorial Scholarship Fund Award for his 3rd year research project entitled: S-Nitrosohemoglobin and Vasomotor Regulation in Response to Hypoxia. This $10,000 prize ... Read online.

This Week in Research Publications Pagadala P, Park CK, Bang S, Xu ZZ, Xie RG, Liu T, Han BX, Tracey WD Jr, Wang F, Ji RR. Loss of NR1 Subunit of NMDARs in Primary Sensory Neurons Leads to Hyperexcitability and Pain Hypersensitivity: Involvement of Ca2+-Activated Small Conductance Potassium Channels. J Neurosci. 2013 Aug 14;33(33):13425-30. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0454-13.2013.

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Department of Anesthesiology Research Conference Monday, September 9, 2013 | 5:00 PM | 5685 HAFS

10 Pitfalls that can Compromise your Overall Impact Score Kathy Gage, BS Research Development Associate Future Dates 2013: Sept 9, Oct 28, Nov 25, Dec 9 2014: Jan 13, Feb 10, March 10, April 14, June 9

Hot CME Educational Events 6th Annual Alliance for Surgery and Anesthesia Presence Meeting September 6-8, 2013

1st US Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Symposium October 5, 2013 Cardiothoracic Update & TEE Board Review Online Course Anywhere, Anytime! Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia Preceptorship Course 2012-2013 Dates Available Visiting Preceptorship in Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography 2013-2014 Dates Available

Calendar of Events Take a look at what's coming up in the Department of Anesthesiology with our all new online calendar of events. Keep up-to-date with departmental events, CME conferences, Preceptorships and social happenings.

Important Dates: 2013 ASA Meeting: October 12-16, 2013 | San Francisco, CA 25th Annual Duke Anesthesiology Alumni Reception: October 13, 2013 | San Francisco, CA Duke Anesthesiology Holiday Party December 14, 2013 | 6:30 PM - 12:00 AM | Cotton Room at Golden Belt | Durham, NC View all departmental events online.

Comings and Goings Please welcome Yong Ho Kim, Research Scholar to the department. Dr. Kim started on August 19, 2013. Chris Kozlowski, Student, transferred from our department on August 1, 2013. We wish a fond farewell and good luck to the following employees who have left the department: Christopher Vallanat, Clinical Research Coordinator II, Left on August 13, 2013. Sophie Gan, Student, Left on August 16, 2013.

Congratulations! Adam & Cameo Hartz are the proud and excited parents of Ms. Vivien Hartz born at 9:01 PM on August 19, 2013 at Duke Regional Hospital in Durham, NC. 7 lbs., 3.5 oz.; 19.75 in. long The whole family is healthy and resting up.

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Keep Connected with Duke Anesthesiology! Do you have exciting news or information pertinent to the academic community that you want to share through the department’s social media sites and email announcements? Send your announcements to Tiffany Nickel ( Including a link to another online source for more information is highly recommended. If you haven’t already, check out our new alumni database at: Leaving? Please send Tiffany Nickel your new mailing and email address so that we can add you to our database!